Child-focused Rapid Assessment of Humanitarian Needs

This needs assessment, conducted in Herat, Ghor and Badghis, used a qualitative child-centred and participatory methodological approach, and aimed to contribute to closing the knowledge gaps and to generate highquality in-depth evidence of the situation of children’s rights and well-being in western Afghanistan. 30 Key Informant Interviews (KIIs) explored the topic of child protection needs and power dynamics within the locations of interest. 12 case studies captured a range of experiences among children in the research areas, and one child in each location was invited to photograph their daily life and activities in the community. Parent/ caregiver focus group discussions (FGDs) (12) focused on child protection needs, risks and trends. In each location (for a total of six) an additional stakeholder FGD provided locally contextualised information regarding barriers faced in implementing child protection programmes. 

Resource Info

Resource Type

Report

Published

Published by

War Child
Samuel Hall

Topic(s)

Child Protection
Needs Assessment

Geographic Focus

Afghanistan